Man City Women will sign Danish defender Mie Jans on 1 July.

Man City Women will sign Danish defender Mie Jans on 1 July.

The 23-year-old will join the Club from Brondby IF, having played against the Blues in the 2016/17 Champions League campaign.

The Denmark international – admired for her strength, tactical awareness and positional nous – caught the eye of Nick Cushing over two legs in the last 16 stage.

Jans was equally impressed with City – in particular the Club’s professionalism – and felt an immediate desire to join the 2016 double-winning champions.

Although she admits moving to England proved a huge decision, she is relishing the prospect of a new challenge.

“I’m very glad to be here and very excited,” she told CityTV. “I’m honoured to be playing for a Club like Manchester City.

“I thought a lot of things [when I arrived]. I was overwhelmed by the whole area. It’s very, very good.

“[When I played here for Brondby], I liked the pitch. It’s good and I liked the whole atmosphere.

“I came to train and we played at night at the Academy Stadium. I thought it was amazing and I thought at the time: I could play here.

“I liked the players and their attitude – they were a team all the way through – and they beat us!

“It’s a big thing [to move abroad]. It’s kind of scary but I’m not that concerned. There are a lot of people to help me and make it comfortable. My boyfriend is coming over too so we are making an adventure out of it.

“I am going to play in a whole new league and country, chasing my dreams. I want to win and I know I can do it at Manchester City.

“It’s a dream come true to work under these conditions. I’m very happy.”